What is it?

S4G, the un-mediated, not moderated social platform

Have you ever thought you have something to “express” with a social dimension but never had the opportunity to do it?

Then S4G is what you are looking for:

  • Open, unrestricted and easy to use
  • Three mediums to choose from: TEXT, VIDEO, PHOTO
  • A way to express your ideas, reflections and expertise, on social issues and broader development and society at large
  • You do not need to be an expert but just passionate about what you share

Latest Sharings

What to Expect at HLPF 2024 (2nd of July, 2024)

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IISD and CEPEI will host a virtual briefing and question/answer session (in both English and Spanish) on the 2024 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). What should you expect as the 2024 HLPF approaches, and how is this year’s forum connected to the Summit of the Future?

HRW: What Participating in the UN Disabilities Conference Taught me

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By Significant Barriers Persist in Full Integration Mariana Lozano Human Rights Watch Marca Bristo Fellow 2023/2024

ISS: Prince Claus Chair inaugural lecture by Sebastián Ureta on Critical Citizen Science

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On Friday 21 June 2024, Professor Sebastián Ureta, the new Prince Claus Chairholder for 2023-2025, delivered his inaugural lecture at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS).

80 percent of people globally want stronger climate action by governments according to UN Development Programme survey

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Landmark public opinion research reveals overwhelming majority around the world support more ambitious efforts and want to overcome geopolitical differences to fight climate crisis

White Paper Launch: "From Waves to Ecosystems: The Next Stage of Democratic Innovation"

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Wednesday, June 26, 2024 10:00 AM 11:00 AM (EST). To explore a new vision for democratic innovation, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Ithaca Initiative at the University of Delaware’s Joseph R. Biden, Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration invites you to join the launch of its first Research Scholars white paper, by People Powered Co-Executive Director Josh Lerner....

26th June: Join Forum & IAVE for ‘A New Generation of Volunteers as Changemakers’ Webinar

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Join us for a joint webinar with the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) on tomorrow, on Wednesday, 26 June, 12noon - 1:30pm BST, where a panel of academics, practitioners, and young volunteers will review the IVCO 2023 Challenge Paper, the impact of conversations on youth volunteering at IVCO 2023 and in other spaces, and explore the current state of volunteering by young people

International Day for Countering Hate Speech, 18 June

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The Power of Youth for Countering and Addressing Hate Speech

National Energy and Climate Plans: The Implementation Gap

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A Benchmark Assessment of Draft NECPs in Light of EU Legal Obligations. European Union (‘EU’) Member States are required under EU law to adopt and implement National Energy and Climate Plans (‘NECPs’). The Climate Litigation Network (‘CLN’) has undertaken a benchmarking assessment of Member States’ draft updated NECPs, 4 based on data from Member States and the European Commission.

How the Transition Away From Fossil Fuel Production Can Be Included in New Climate Commitments and Plans

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Governments are due to submit their third nationally determined contributions (NDCs) in 2025. These will be the first since the landmark agreement at COP 28 to transition away from fossil fuels. This report analyzes how fossil fuel production has appeared in NDCs to date and suggests ways for countries to reflect the transition away from fossil fuel production in their third-generation NDCs.


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RCE Tongyeong is launching its 5th Fellowship Programme(link is external) for researchers from Asia-Pacific RCEs. Every year, one researcher is invited to stay at the Tongyeong Sejahtera Center(link is external) for 2-5 months to conduct research of their interest and to produce a research report.

City leaders address solutions for global governance reform and the fight for social inclusion at the Urban 20 (U20) 2024 Mayors’ Summit in São Paul

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Sao Paulo, Brazil (20 June 2024) – 38 Mayors and city representatives representing some of the world’s largest economies gathered in Sao Paulo for the Urban 20 (U20) 2024 Mayors Summit.

Collective leadership matters: Driving transformation across education systems

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GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EDUCATION: From the ministry to the classroom, positive leadership behaviors set the tone for countries' education transformation strategies, rallying partners behind the national vision, sparking reforms, shifting the organizational culture and leading by example in the classroom to support more equitable learning.

Horse Hill: Historic win as Supreme Court upholds landmark climate case

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Groundbreaking judgment could have profound implications for new fossil fuel projects, including Cumbrian coal mine and North Sea oil and gas fields

Out-of-school children and educational gaps cost the global economy $10,000 billion a year

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While 250 million girls and boys are currently excluded from access to education across the globe, a new UNESCO report analyzes for the first time the economic and societal cost of educational deficiencies. Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, calls on the Organization's Member States to break the "vicious circle" of school drop-outs as quickly as possible.

NHRIs to redouble efforts on business and human rights

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National human rights institutions (NHRIs) from across the globe will redouble their efforts to promote and protect human rights in relation to the activities of business, with a particular focus on pressing issues such as climate change and threats to online civic space.

Mainstreaming Participation: How to Turn One-Off Innovations into Systemic Change

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Join the final event in our learning webinar series by OGP, People Powered and TAI Collaborative, as we explore innovations in mainstreaming participation. JULY 2ND, 2024

World Refugee Day (20 JUNE)

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Each year on 20 June, the world celebrates World Refugee Day, the international day to honour people who have been forced to flee.

The Rockefeller Foundation: An AI-Powered App Fights Climate Change While Revolutionizing Farming

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Digital Green was founded on the belief that technology can help end poverty and meet the climate challenge. Through other digital projects, Digital Green has reached over 6 million rural farmers, 60 percent of whom are women, creating a 24 percent increase in small-scale farmer profits.

What is CityChangers.org?

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CityChangers.org is a community-centred content platform for urban change-makers around the globe, created by Urban Future. We provide you with the know-how necessary to get started, inspiration to innovate ideas, and understanding of the critical skills required to create impact.